The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary three

caption: graves and 'Y' posts in Noksan
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: ChangAo
location: Noksan
date: 11.12.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 28.11.1936-11.2.1937
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Right next to each other we saw two graves, one of a Chang the other Ao. The former had been buried but a platform rose above the grave quite similar to the one of the neighbouring Ao side on which the corpse is actually lying. A row of Y shaped posts stands in front of the Chang grave.